Mark Martin Diecast Valvoline 1992 1/64th Nascar Diecast Collectible produced by Racing Champions. Production is Limited Edition Officially...
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Mark Martin was born January 9th, 1959 and began his racing
career as a young teenager in Arkansas on the dirt tracks. After achieving this
he then moved on to asphalt racing, and went on to earn roockie of there year.
He is currently a stock car driver in NASCAR and drives for Henderick
Motorsportsin the #5
GoDaddy.com/Delphi/Carquest Chevrolet Impala. He has the 48 wins in NASCAR
Nationwide Series, and continues to hold the record for that series. In 1988,
after being spotted by Jack Roush he began driving # 6 which was sponsored by
Valvoline and Viagra. Martin has 40 cup wins and has finished second in the
Sprint Cup Series, and point standings 5 different times. In addition to that
he also has won 5 IROC titles. In 2007 it was Martins first season to start
with 3 consecutive top five finishes, one being in Daytona 500 where he
finished just seconds behind Kevin Harvick. Then in 2008 he won the Sam’s Town
300, driving the #5 for JR Motorsports. This was his 48th career
Nationwide Series victory and JR Motorsports 1st win. In 2009 with
Martin now being 50 years old, he won the Subway Fresh Fit 500. He still holds
the ranking with one of the 4 men to win a cup race after the age of 50.
2010- Last Season, 2009 it was announced that GoDaddy.com would sponsor Martin for
20 races for the 2010 and 2011 season. He started off the new year strong winning the pole at Daytona 500, and felt great going into
California Speedway the following week. Then during the Bud Shootout he ran great, however got caught
up in the "big one" during a green-white-checker and finished 21st.
Then he had a great run in Phoenix with a 4th place finish, then in Texas placing
6th and a 5th place finish at Talladega. With finishing in the top 10 all three
races, Mark jumped from 17th in the points standings to 6th. However after the Carfax 400 mark missed the
Chase, he currently(8-17-10) holds 13th in standings 660 points
behind the leader.